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Trading hub

BBC's Africa Live takes a look at the life of a rural village in The Gambia, in West Africa.

Small farming and fishing communities some 150km east of the capital, Banjul, rely on the village of Soma as their trading and administrative hub.

And nearby, along the banks of the River Gambia, is an important crossing point into Senegal. The ferry crossing cuts out difficult journeys by road.

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